Urologists and gynecologists are involved more today than ever before in the performance of urogynecological procedures, especially for vaginal prolapse and urinary incontinence. This session by expert speaker, Michael A. Ferragamo MD, FACS, will lead you step by step through the accurate coding process of these procedures, both for simple and complicated urogynecological operations.
New ICD-10 diagnostic codes related to these procedures will also be explained as well as the use of multiple procedures at one surgical encounter and modifier application to the proper CPT® codes. Dr. Ferragamo will explain basic and advanced procedure coding using specific clinical examples. Additionally, you’ll get tips to avoid denials and loss of revenue and methods to prevent them from happening due to improper coding.
Who should attend?
Urologists, gynecologists, and any surgeons involved in the performance of urogynecological procedures should attend to learn proper coding and to help them from losing entitled revenue. Coders, billers, and office staff wishing to enhance their knowledge of procedural coding will benefit from attending this audio-conference.
Dr. Michael A. Ferragamo, Jr., MD, FACS, is the former chief of urology of Hempstead Medical Center and of Franklin Medical Center of Long Island, New York, and presently is assistant clinical professor of urology, State University of New York, Stony Brook School of Medicine. Michael is a consulting editor for Urology Coding Alert and is a coding consultant for many private practices across the United States as...
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